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Allergen, mouse dander IgE

Lab Section:  Immunology  
Lab Location:  Main Lab
Test ID: LAB2456 
Methodology: Fluorescence Enzyme Immunoassay (FEIA)
Schedule: Monday-Friday
Reported: 3 days
Specimen Requirements:  Collection: 5.0 mL Blood in a Gold Top Tube.
Pediatric volume: 3 mL.
1 - 30 Allergens draw 1 Gold Top Tube
31 - 60 Allergens draw 2 Gold Top Tubes
>60 Allergens draw 3 Gold Top Tubes
Unacceptable conditions: Grossly hemolyzed specimens
Stability: After separation from cells: Ambient: 2 days; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: 3 months


Clinical Indications: Testing for IgE antibodies may be useful to define the specific allergen responsible for disease and/or anaphylactic episode or to confirm sensitization to particular allergens prior to beginning immunotherapy. The correlation of allergy laboratory results with clinical history and in vivo reactivity to specific allergens is essential. A negative test may not rule out clinical allergy or even anaphylaxis.

Reference Interval:  Reference Range for Allergen Specific IgE:

Conc. (kAU/L)   Class   IgE Level
  <0.35           0       Neg
  0.35-0.69       1       Low
  0.70-3.49       2       Moderate
  3.50-17.49      3       High
  17.5-49.99      4       Very High
  50.0-100        5       Very High
  >100            6       Very High
Tests in this Panel: 
Test NameReference Interval
Mouse Dander IgE Class [LRR15011]
Age Limit Sex Normal Range
0 Days - 999 Years Any 0
Mouse Dander IgE Conc [LRR15012]
Age Limit Sex Normal Range
0 Days - 999 Years Any <0.35 kU/L
CPT Code(s): 86003
Last Changed: 01/04/2017 15:13:07
Last Reviewed: 01/04/2017 14:31:23